Council News


Learn About the Exciting Organizational Changes Happening

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Partnership is now in a transition year--an exceptional point in its history when members are shaping the organization from the ground up to both advance water efficiency in California while serving member needs. Learn more by reading our fact sheet and list of frequently asked questions. 


California Urban Water Conservation Council is Now The California Water Efficiency Partnership

Wednesday, March 08, 2017
We are pleased to announce that the California Urban Water Conservation Council is now the California Water Efficiency Partnership.
 
The new name communicates a vision for an innovative organization that provides leadership on water efficiency issues in California, and also conveys the spirit of inclusion and collaboration among a wide variety of stakeholders envisioned by the Board and members.
 
California Water Efficiency Partnership was selected after a comprehensive process that included members submitting more than 50 name suggestions for consideration by the Board, research with water industry stakeholders, and a survey of members for their preferred name.
 
Thank you to everyone who participated in the name selection process. We look forward to working with you as we continue this organizational transformation. Next up: the development of a new logo.

Results of Member Vote on Council Proposal for Organizational Evolution

Friday, January 06, 2017
The Board's recommendation to refocus and restructure the California Urban Water Conservation Council has passed by written vote of the members. Voting ended December 30, 2016. The changes will take place through a combination of bylaws amendments, financial arrangements and other transition matters.

Ballots were returned by 80 Group 1 members with only one no vote. Six Group 2 members returned ballots, all in favor of the proposal. Therefore, the proposal passed. This approval of the proposed changes sunsets the Council on December 31, 2016 as we have known it and lays the groundwork for creating a refocused and restructured organization beginning in 2017. The transition period is now underway per the Transition Plan outlined by the Board. Additional details and updates will be forthcoming. Complete information on the vote and the Transition Plan, along with a list of FAQs, can be found here.

If you have any questions regarding the vote or this transition, please contact Sarah Foley, Interim Executive Director at sarah@cuwcc.org.



Peer-to-Peer 2016

Tools and Training for Water Conservation Professionals

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Peer-to-Peer 2016Registration is now open for Peer-to-Peer 2016.  Visit the Council Store to register today.

Peer-to-Peer 2016 is the Council’s dynamic, interactive gathering for water conservation and efficiency professionals like yourself. There, you can share with colleagues from other utilities the on-the-job challenges you face. Learn with, and from, your peers about solutions that work.  We have developed a program with useful sessions for all levels of experience.

For more information, see the Peer-to-Peer event page.




Wiki Content Specialist - Contractor Wanted

Thursday, April 07, 2016

The California Urban Water Conservation Council, now in its 25th year, has a number of research articles to be uploaded to our new research portal.  To complete this project the Council is seeking to contract with a wiki content specialist for a temporary project.  The primary task will be to upload and format the research into the new wiki environment.  We are looking for a contractor who has attention to detail, experience writing and formatting papers, and possesses the ability to quickly learn simple web development or programming skills.  Some basic training will be provided, with the expectation that existing online resources can be used as a reference and learning tool. For more information, please see the project details.

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BMP Reporting News

BMP Reporting Completion Date Extended Until October, 31, 2015

Special Extension for 2013-2014 Reporting Period: The BMP Reporting Deadline has been extended until October 31, 2015 to allow agencies additional time after the  updates to the database have been completed.

The Council typically encourages water supplier members to complete their biennial reporting within six months of the end of all even years based on the calendar used by their agency (e.g., calendar year or fiscal year).   Click the header to read more...

Friday, November 14, 2014/Author: Luke Sires/Number of views (6568)/Comments (0)/
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Learn About the Exciting Organizational Changes Happening

The Partnership is now in a transition year--an exceptional point in its history when members are shaping the organization from the ground up to both advance water efficiency in California while serving member needs. Learn more by reading our fact sheet and list of frequently asked questions. 

Thursday, March 30, 2017/Author: Christine Kohn/Number of views (626)/Comments (0)/
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California Urban Water Conservation Council is Now The California Water Efficiency Partnership

We are pleased to announce that the California Urban Water Conservation Council is now the California Water Efficiency Partnership.
 
The new name communicates a vision for an innovative organization that provides leadership on water efficiency issues in California, and also conveys the spirit of inclusion and collaboration among a wide variety of stakeholders envisioned by the Board and members.
 
California Water Efficiency Partnership was selected after a comprehensive process that included members submitting more than 50 name suggestions for consideration by the Board, research with water industry stakeholders, and a survey of members for their preferred name.
 
Thank you to everyone who participated in the name selection process. We look forward to working with you as we continue this organizational transformation. Next up: the development of a new logo.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017/Author: Sarah Foley/Number of views (1265)/Comments (0)/
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Results of Member Vote on Council Proposal for Organizational Evolution

The Board's recommendation to refocus and restructure the California Urban Water Conservation Council has passed by written vote of the members. Voting ended December 30, 2016. The changes will take place through a combination of bylaws amendments, financial arrangements and other transition matters.

Ballots were returned by 80 Group 1 members with only one no vote. Six Group 2 members returned ballots, all in favor of the proposal. Therefore, the proposal passed. This approval of the proposed changes sunsets the Council on December 31, 2016 as we have known it and lays the groundwork for creating a refocused and restructured organization beginning in 2017. The transition period is now underway per the Transition Plan outlined by the Board. Additional details and updates will be forthcoming. Complete information on the vote and the Transition Plan, along with a list of FAQs, can be found here.

If you have any questions regarding the vote or this transition, please contact Sarah Foley, Interim Executive Director at sarah@cuwcc.org.


Friday, January 06, 2017/Author: Sarah Foley/Number of views (1874)/Comments (0)/
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Peer-to-Peer 2016

Tools and Training for Water Conservation Professionals

Peer-to-Peer 2016Registration is now open for Peer-to-Peer 2016.  Visit the Council Store to register today.

Peer-to-Peer 2016 is the Council’s dynamic, interactive gathering for water conservation and efficiency professionals like yourself. There, you can share with colleagues from other utilities the on-the-job challenges you face. Learn with, and from, your peers about solutions that work.  We have developed a program with useful sessions for all levels of experience.

For more information, see the Peer-to-Peer event page.



Tuesday, April 26, 2016/Author: Audrey Gnesa/Number of views (4811)/Comments (0)/
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Wiki Content Specialist - Contractor Wanted

The California Urban Water Conservation Council, now in its 25th year, has a number of research articles to be uploaded to our new research portal.  To complete this project the Council is seeking to contract with a wiki content specialist for a temporary project.  The primary task will be to upload and format the research into the new wiki environment.  We are looking for a contractor who has attention to detail, experience writing and formatting papers, and possesses the ability to quickly learn simple web development or programming skills.  Some basic training will be provided, with the expectation that existing online resources can be used as a reference and learning tool. For more information, please see the project details.

Thursday, April 07, 2016/Author: Luke Sires/Number of views (4116)/Comments (0)/
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